CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.66 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 1,478.37% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||484.78||183.6|
|Net Income ($mil)||-90.05||9.53|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||140.13||113.77|
|Total Assets ($mil)||4111.3||786.27|
|Total Debt ($mil)||613.88||246.2|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||36.46||57.53|
|Return on Assets||-7.79||-2.72|
|Return on Equity||-11.35||-11.99|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||334.09||158.3|
|Div / share||0.11||0.11|
|Book value / share||8.45||1.13|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||7838124.0||8386042.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.17 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.67 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.39. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CY NM||Peers 23.79||CY 273.08||Peers 15.18|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
CY's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
CY is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|CY 10.19||Peers 16.91||CY NA||Peers 0.75|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
CY is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
Ratio not available.
|CY 1.17||Peers 4.39||CY -921.42||Peers 48.51|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
CY is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, CY is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|CY 3.10||Peers 3.79||CY 49.99||Peers 13.57|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
CY is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
CY has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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